BOC coming to North Carolina

FM360 is excited to announce our partnership with the Southeast Energy & Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) to bring the nationally-recognized Building Operator Certification (BOC) training classes to North Carolina and to continue its expansion in the Southeast. Our first NC classes are scheduled to begin January 29th, 2019 in Charlotte with more Level I courses starting in […]

Emergency Preparedness – A Plan for Failure…

While much of our corporate focus is on catastrophic events that grab headlines, such as active shooters and major storms, not much attention is given to the incidents that affect facilities on a routine basis.  Not to minimize the tragedies that result from such events, as we should all remain vigilant in preparation and prevention, […]

The 411 on TeleWorking (Part 1) – Why…

While teleworking may not be an option for many facility professionals, it is a growing trend that has significant impact on the assets they operate & manage.  For example, in 2007 Sun Microsystems reported annual savings of $68 million in real estate costs, $3 million in reduced power consumption, and $25 million in IT expenditures […]

TeleWorking Survey

TeleWorking has been a recent point of discussion in the facility industry over the past months.  As such, FacilityU is hosting this survey as part of our research in preparation for an upcoming article(s).  If you have implemented, managed, and/or participated in TeleWorking, we encourage you to complete the below survey. If you wish to […]

Reducing Data Center Cost with an Air Economizer – An Intel Study

See how Intel proved that they could reduce data center utility costs by 67% using outside air economizer with no impact to server failure rates. Intel Study – Reducing Data Center Costs with Air Economizer Plus, here is a Green Grid White Paper further validating Intel’s study. WP50-Data Center Efficiency and IT Equipment Reliability at […]

Test-Taking Tips

The below tips are ones that I have given to folks preparing for IFMA’s FMP & CFM tests and the Building Operator Certification (BOC).  However, these tips would be useful to any test you may take. Link to Test-Taking Tips. Provided by John Rimer, CFM of FM360 Consulting and Facility University

Workspace Survey

Keeping occupants safe & productive are two of a Facility Department’s primary duties.  The below survey will provide valuable information regarding how customers feel about their workspace and functionality. (Moved Survey template to FM360’s Online Portal, which is available to FM360’s Road Warrior and Fast Track Program members.) Provided by John Rimer, CFM of FM360 […]

Facility Services Survey

Facility Services Survey should be conducted at least annually to a variety of stakeholders.  The outcome of the survey will reveal valuable information regarding customer perception and the Facility Department’s service level. (Moved Survey template to FM360’s Online Portal, which is available to FM360’s Road Warrior and Fast Track Program members.) Provided by John Rimer, CFM of FM360 Consulting […]

Building Survey

Recommend conducting survey annually to a variety of stakeholders, including guests/visitors. (Moved Survey template to FM360’s Online Portal, which is available to FM360’s Road Warrior and Fast Track Program members.) Survey provided by John Rimer, CFM of FM360 Consulting and Facility University  

Post-Move Survey

The Post-Move Survey should be completed shortly after occupants move into a new space or office reconfiguration.  The results of the survey will help improve future moves and communicate to occupants that the Facility Department values their opinion. (Moved Survey template to FM360’s Online Portal, which is available to FM360’s Road Warrior and Fast Track Program members.) Survey was […]